Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Connecting children and their parents with Early Childhood programs and resources ensures kids are ready to enter school and are best prepared for success. These funded programs aim to increase the health and wellbeing of children form prenatal to five years old. Giving every kid equal opportunities to succeed is essential to the future of our community, and United Way is committed to funding these essential programs.

Early Childhood At United Way

  • 5 Funded Programs
  • $212,800 invested in 2016-17
  • Local nonprofits include Kids Can Community Center, YMCA of Greater Omaha, Child Saving Institute, Heartland Family Service

Click the links to learn more about Early Childhood programs funded by United Way, and to see the Stories of Change made possible by the generosity of so many in our community. Thanks to you, we are Community Strong.


  • Early Childhood Programs Funded by United Way

    United Way of the Midlands is proud to fund 5 programs in the Early Childhood area:

    • Early Childhood Education, operated by Kids Can Community Center
    • Early Childhood Education for At-Risk Youth, operated by YMCA of Greater Omaha
    • KidSquad, operated by Child Saving Institute, Inc.
    • Read in Five, operated by YMCA of Greater Omaha and Heartland Family Service
    • Y Ready to Learn, operated by YMCA of Greater Omaha

    These programs are doing great things for people in the metro area - click read more to learn how.

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